Almanac of American Military History, Volume 1

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ABC-CLIO, 2013 - History - 2524 pages

Almanac of American Military History is yet another reference work from acclaimed historian Dr. Spencer C. Tucker and ABC-CLIO, offering an unprecedented resource for a wide range of students and researchers. A comprehensive, four-volume title, this almanac traces all of American military history from the European voyages of discovery through 2011, chronicling the pivotal moments that have shaped the United States into the country it is today. In addition to documenting key events, this title presents biographies of more than 250 key individuals and provides information on more than 250 historically significant technologies and weapons systems.

A detailed glossary is included, as are discussions of ranks and military awards and decorations. Divided into conflict periods, each chapter includes a detailed chronology, reference-entry sidebars, statistical information, primary-source documents, and a bibliography.

 

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This set is perfectly in line with what information professionals have come to expect from this author-publisher team. As the title suggests, the bulk of the work is a chronology of our nation's wars ... Read full review

Contents

Volume II
602
Volume III
1264
Volume IV
1782
General Statistics
2325
Military Ranks
2327
Military Awards and Decorations
2357

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About the author (2013)

Spencer C. Tucker, PhD, is senior fellow in military history for ABC-CLIO and the author or editor of more than 40 books and encyclopedias, many of which have been recognized by awards.

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